Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Temple adds two more commitments

P.J. Walker and Jihaad Pretlow are latest rising high school seniors to give oral commitments to play football at Temple.

Temple adds two more commitments


P.J. Walker and Jihaad Pretlow are latest rising high school seniors to give oral commitments to play football at Temple.

The cousins announced their decisions to accept the Owls scholarship today. They are the Owls' sixth and seventh commitments for the Class of 2013.

Walker is a 6-foot-1, 195-pound quarterback at Elizabeth High School (N.J.). Pretlow is a 5-10, 179-pound running back at Blair Academy (N.J.). He is being recruited as an athlete.

Walker chose the Owls over scholarship offers from Rutgers, Connecticut, East Carolina and Massachusetts.

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Pretlow had an offer from Buffalo. He was also being recruited by Penn State, Wisconsin, UConn and Rutgers.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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